Friday, 17 February 2012 00:00
Twelve more Massapequa High School senior athletes have signed Letters of Intent to play college sports, bumping the number up to 24 to date. On Feb. 1, National Signing Day, seniors from the boys and girls’ soccer teams, football, boys and girls track and field, and field hockey inked letters to participate next year at various colleges along the east coast, with intentions of studying majors such as early childhood education to premedicine.
“We are proud that these highly talented students will be lending their skills to some of the best universities in the country,” said John Piropato, director of Health, Physical Education and Athletics. “Each one of them will be a great asset to their teams and their schools next year.”The student athletes and the universities they have committed to are: boys soccer players Max Aronica, SUNY Albany; Dakota Barnethon, Virginia Commonwealth University and Connor Nealis, SUNY Binghamton; girls soccer players Victoria DeVivo, Bentley University and Nicole Raab, Philadelphia University; football players Mike Sollenne, C.W. Post and Anthony Turano, C.W. Post; boys track athlete Spencer Nord, Cornell University; girls track athlete Andrea Bourgal, Bucknell University; Lauren Lavaro, High Point University and Heather Sweeney, Brown University; and field hockey player Dana Aherns, Adelphi University.